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Starting to think about education

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This article outlines the timing and means by which parents of children with multiple sensory impairments should plan their education. The article briefly discusses UK education laws and recommends the code of practice as a useful guide for families and service providers

The choices for young adults born deafblind

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This factsheet explores the challenges of deafblind young adults and the options available for life after school; including further education, living independently or within the family, and support and benefits available in the UK

Communicating with your deafblind patients

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This document offers advice about how to communicate with any deafblind people you may meet in your work. It provides information on how to recognise a deafblind person, how to communicate with them, guiding and health and safety issues

About rubella

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This factsheet describes how a child can be affected if a woman has rubella (often called German Measles) while she is pregnant. It oulines congenital rubella syndrome, vaccination success and long-term health concerns. Links are also provided to information about rubella and pregnancy, symptoms, diagnosing and preventing reubella

Congenital rubella syndrome

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This factsheet describes the potenital impairment, incidence, immunisation success and long-term health concerns of congenital rubella syndrome

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This international NGO promotes the communication, connection and interaction of deafblind people in the developing world. This website provides links to the organisation's regional programmes and details about their work. Educational information is available about the causes of deafblindness, the situation in developing countries and communication methods

Sense for deafblind people

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Sense is the national UK charity that supports and campaigns for children and adults who are deafblind. This website describes the organisation's services to deafblind people, their families, carers and the professionals who work with them. A variety of deafblind information resources are provided including details of an enquiry and information service, as well as links to their extensive publication and library databases

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